Custom ISBN Number & Barcode

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As an authorized agent for Bowker, the US ISBN Agency, we’re able to offer our Custom ISBN package: the best and lowest-cost alternative for ISBN purchasing and registration. 

Why pay $150 for an ISBN and barcode through Bowker ($125 for the ISBN and $25 for the barcode) when you can have the exact same ISBN and barcode for $109.99?

Custom ISBN numbers are valid for print books, ebooks, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and more, and can be used to get your book distributed anywhere in the world.

All ISBN numbers purchased through ISBN Services come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!

Please Note

Once a Custom ISBN order is placed through Bowker, we are unable to refund purchases.

This package is available for residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Guam. If you don’t live in these areas, we invite you to consider our Basic ISBN Package or order an ISBN from your country’s ISBN agency.

Each Custom ISBN Includes

  • 1 13-digit ISBN number
  • High-resolution barcode
  • Your name/publisher name listed in Books In Print database
  • Fast and friendly service
  • 1 business day turnaround

The Process

  1. Your order is received.
  2. After checkout, we’ll send instructions on how to fill out a publisher form we’ll need to process your order.
  3. Your ISBN Services associate will submit your publisher form to Bowker.
  4. Within 1 business day of us submitting the form to Bowker, you’ll receive your ISBN number.
  5. You can then register your book details in the Books In Print database for greater visibility online.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an ISBN?
ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number and is a 13-digit number that uniquely identifies books and writing-related products.

How many ISBNs do I need?
A single ISBN will cover 1 format of 1 book. So if you’re publishing 1 book in paperback and ebook format, you’ll need 2 ISBN numbers.

Do ISBNs Expire?
ISBNs do not have an expiration date. Once you purchase an ISBN, it will stay in your account forever.

I’m planning to publish in the future. Should I buy my ISBN now, or wait until I’m ready to publish?
You can purchase the ISBN at any time.

Is the charge for the ISBN a recurring or one-time fee?
ISBN only require a one-time fee. There are no recurring charges.


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Came right away. Thanks for the help!

Danny P. 05/12/2023 following an order made on 11/11/2023


Everything is good

Candie G. 22/11/2023 following an order made on 15/11/2023


I’m absolutely thrilled with my recent experience on! As a debut author, obtaining three ISBN numbers and barcodes was a crucial step for me, and made the process incredibly smooth and efficient. The user-friendly interface and clear instructions made it easy for me to navigate and complete the purchase. The prompt delivery of my ISBN numbers and barcodes was impressive, and it allowed me to move forward with my publishing plans without any delays. I can’t emphasize enough how important this service was for my journey as a new author, and exceeded my expectations in every aspect. I’m now one step closer to sharing my work with the world, thanks to your outstanding service. I’m more than happy to provide a positive review and rating to reflect my satisfaction. Thank you for your excellent customer service, and I look forward to continuing to work with in the future. Sincerely, I am T Burnett

Tyrone B. 22/11/2023 following an order made on 13/11/2023


easy to do business with♥

CarolandCharlie J. 29/09/2023 following an order made on 25/09/2023


With all that is involved leading up to the purchase of ISBN and Bar Codes, this was a breath of fresh air! Very fast without complications. Thank You!

Randall B. 23/09/2023 following an order made on 19/09/2023


Nice barcode

David L. 13/09/2023 following an order made on 09/09/2023


nice job

CarolandCharlie J. 11/09/2023 following an order made on 07/09/2023


Smooth transaction

CarolandCharlie J. 07/09/2023 following an order made on 21/08/2023


well done. delivered as promised

Glenn K. 29/08/2023 following an order made on 20/08/2023

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